Dengue targets celebrities: Vidya Balan down, mosquitoes at Shahid Kapoor's house

Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation after an inspection at Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor's house found dengue breeding mosquitoes near.

The BMC officials conducted a thorough inspection at the actors Juhu residence to locate possible mosquito breeding grounds.

"Shahid is concerned about the findings of BMC in his building and the locality. Specially so with the presence of a new born baby in the house," spokesperson of Shahid Kapoor said.

Meanwhile, Vidya Balan is down with dengue. The actress, who has just returned from the US schedule of 'Kahaani 2', was diagnosed with the illness.

Confirming the news, a source close to her revealed, "Vidya is suffering from dengue and the doctors have asked her to rest for 10 days."

BMC health department officers had found Dengue larvae in the terrace of her apartment, which they destroyed. 

With a rise in the number of dengue cases in the city, the BMC is taking all possible steps to curb the spread of the disease.

Chikungunya and dengue have wreaked havoc in Delhi and few other parts of the country.